Eleventh Five Year Plan Targets
Strengthen the General Hospitals, Community
Health Centres and Primary Health Centres to cater to the need of growing
population with adequate specialists, General Duty Medical Officers and Para
Medical Staff. Sophisticated
equipments will also be procured for Hospitals / Dispensaries.
Grant-in-Aid will be released to various health educational institutions
such as Government Medical college, Mother Teresa Institute of Health Sciences
and Mahatma Gandhi Dental college & Hospital for further expansion.
The maternal mortality rate
in Puducherry is the lowest in India (current level 0.15).
Efforts is taken to ensure that pregnant women would get at least four
ante-natal checkups during the pregnancy. To
give more attention on the pregnant women and children, a separate Women and
children Hospital under construction at Ellaipillaichavadi, Puducherry will be
inaugurated during 2007-08.
In the treatment of tuberculosis, conversion rate more than 90% and cure
rate more than 90% is being achieved. To
control the incidence of Filarial and Malarial diseases, Anti larval activities
and Surveillance activities for early diagnosis of case is carried on.
Financial assistance to the below poverty line (BPL) families is being
continued for supporting treatment for life threatening diseases / illness under
the scheme “Puducherry Medical Relief Society for Poor”.
A Health Insurance Scheme will be commissioned initially in outlying
regions of Mahe and Yanam. Tender has been called for and finalization process
is going on.